Skip to the content

Barber & Copland: A Salute to America

Symphonic

November 8-10, 2019

Dates

  • Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 7:30 PM

  • Sat, Nov 9, 2019, 7:30 PM

  • Sun, Nov 10, 2019, 2:00 PM

Location

Bass Performance Hall

Duration

Approximately 2 hours with a 20 minute intermission

Overview

Guest conductor Garrett Keast salutes American composers in a program featuring works by Samuel Barber and Aaron Copland. Experience Barber’s heart-wrenching and powerful Adagio for Strings and Copland’s Third Symphony, with its grand Fanfare for the Common Man. Plus Chloë Hanslip performs Barber’s lush and soulful Violin Concerto.

Works

Barber
Adagio for Strings

Barber
Violin Concerto

Copland
Symphony No. 3

Featured Artists

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Garrett Keast, Conductor
Chloë Hanslip, Violin

“Coaxing an impressive range of dynamics, colours and depth of tone from her instrument, Hanslip totally engaged with the music from the outset [Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1]. Her full vibrato complimented perfectly the work’s more lyrical sections …"

CLASSICAL SOURCE (London)
Buddy Bray

Add to your experience

Concert Conversations

Gain extra insights into our Symphonic programs with Shields-Collins Bray, who presents Concert Conversations one hour prior to each Symphonic Concert. These free pre-concert lectures take place inside the auditorium and often feature recorded excerpts of music you will be hearing performed live as well as conversations with guest artists and visiting composers.